Multi-section ReportsAugust 2, 2005

The Internet at School

There has been a 45% increase since 2000 in the number of teenagers who use the internet at school.

CommentaryMay 5, 2005

A Local Issue with National Participation

The Kansas State Board of Education has begun hearings on whether to change the way that biology is taught in public schools to include the teaching of intelligent design, a contrary theory to that of evolution and natural selection.

PresentationsApril 28, 2005

National Trends, Local Insights

This presentation combines national survey data with a special online survey of K-12 school system webmasters in the Washington, DC, region. Topics include: the internet’s impact on parents, students, K-12 education, and local government.

CommentaryMarch 21, 2005

College Searching Online

The majority of teens and nearly half of online adults use the internet to search for colleges or schools.

PresentationsJune 18, 2004

Teens, Students, Parents and Internet Technology: The Findings of Pew Internet Project

The presentation outlines three main groups, roughly aligned with the constituencies of a college or university website–teens/prospective students, current students and parents–and discusses the online nature, behaviors and beliefs of these groups.

PresentationsOctober 3, 2003

Teens, Parents and Technology: Highlights from the Pew Internet Project

Amanda’s presentation covered how teenagers, college students and their parents use the Internet.

Multi-section ReportsJuly 6, 2003

Let the games begin: Gaming technology and college students

This is a report of a study of college students’ use of electronic, video and online games. Seventy percent of college students surveyed reported playing games at least once in a while. The academic and social impacts of gaming are discussed.

Multi-section ReportsSeptember 15, 2002

College Students and the Web

Data provided by comScore Networks detailing the kinds of Web sites that are particularly appealing to college students, and the kinds of sites where a high proportion of shoppers are college students.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 14, 2002

The Digital Disconnect: The widening gap between Internet-savvy students and their schools

This focus group-based study of Internet savvy middle and high school students found that students report a substantial disconnect between school-based and teacher-directed internet use and home internet use for school.

Multi-section ReportsMay 8, 2002

Use of the Internet at Major Life Moments

Information on the Web is important to significant numbers of Americans when they are making important choices related to education and job training, investments and big-ticket purchases, and health care for themselves or for loved ones. Online mater…